Monroeville

Gateway Middle School trio pursuing Girl Scout Award sends anti-smoking message

Be smart, don't start — that's the message three Gateway Middle School students want younger kids to know about smoking. Megan McCafferty, 14; Isabella Welling, ...

Pitcairn natives among WWII vets bill would honor with collective medal

As Memorial Day approaches, a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives could help put two Pitcairn World War II heroes among recipients of a ...

Monroeville home rule charter review progressing, recommendations taking shape

The Monroeville home rule charter review committee is making its way through the 58-page document and already has some recommended changes for council to consider ...

Gateway works toward tougher consquences for delinquent taxpayers

Delinquent Gateway School District taxpayers could soon face some tougher consequences if they don't get on a payment plan. The Gateway School Board approved a new ...

Proposed policy on armed guards at all Gateway schools available for public review

Gateway School Board's proposed policy for bringing in retired police officers as armed security guards at all district schools is now available for public review. The ...

Pitcairn Council, Fire Co. No. 1 look to increase vehicles' insurance coverage

Pitcairn officials are set to vote on changing the insurance policy for Fire Co. No. 1's emergency vehicles. The change would raise policy protection from $80,000 ...

Monroeville Smashburger to open with burger giveaway to valid, licensed school bus drivers

This re-opening is sure to be a smash. A Monroeville restaurant closed since it was heavily damaged in November when a stolen school bus crashed into ...

Winning Cash 5 tickets sold in Monroeville, New Kensington

A $225,000 Cash 5 jackpot will be split by winners in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, the Pennsylvania Lottery said Monday. The winners of Saturday's jackpot bought ...

Year after mother's breast cancer death, Monroeville woman provides items for chemo patients

It's been a year since Monroeville resident Amy Vestovich lost her mother to breast cancer, and she's using her experience to help comfort other women ...

Gateway board picks Assistant Super William Short to become school superintendent

Gateway School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the appointment of Assistant Superintendent William Short as district superintendent effective July 1. "I'm honored and humbled by this ...

Pitcairn police joining Project Lifesaver to track wandering by elderly, dementia sufferers

The Pitcairn Police Department is set to initiate technology within the borough aimed at protecting the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Project Lifesaver is a ...

Dress as superhero for 5K run, 1-mile walk to benefit Monroeville's Sunrise School

The Sunrise School in Monroeville will hold its first Super Hero 5K fundraiser Sunday to help get the community involved with the school and raise ...

Monroeville timbering rules revised to comply with state law

Monroeville residents will now be able to timber on their own property by obtaining a permit instead of a conditional use approval after council approved ...

Unhappy with management, Pitcairn EMS employees unionizing

Pitcairn Ambulance Association employees told council this month they plan to join a union as a way to improve the operation, the borough's main provider of ambulance service. "We have had ...

Monroeville author's latest book takes by-the-numbers approach to Bucs' history

Monroeville author David Finoli has been writing about Pittsburgh sports for about 15 years, but said his latest book, "Pirates by the Numbers: A Complete ...

New businesses proposed for William Penn Highway in Monroeville

Monroeville residents may soon see the construction of three new businesses on William Penn Highway. Presentations and public hearings were held during the May 5 council ...

Gateway School Board moving toward armed security guards for all district schools

Gateway School District leaders plan to station armed security guards at all of its seven schools starting later this year. The plan, which would put ...

Pitcairn Council votes to end borough-owned cable, Internet services

After months of debate, Pitcairn Council on Monday decided to end its borough-owned cable and Internet service. Starting July 30, Pitcairn will no longer provide cable ...

Achievement gap committee in Gateway hears ideas from teachers at first meeting

Gateway School District's new achievement gap committee met for the first time April 26 to bring their ideas to the table and hear a history ...

Gateway School Board to hold off on nationwide search for superintendent

The Gateway School Board voted 6-3 on Tuesday night against conducting a nationwide search for a new superintendent. The district is replacing Superintendent Nina Zetty, who ...


Allegheny Obituaries